| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Alice Ann Finnerty, a former nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, was raising six children in Guilford when she paid $5,000 to buy The Turnover Shop in 1978.
On the check she wrote, "Oh, happy day."
Now 75 and a matriarch of the Hampden business...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Ethel W. Galvin, a Bryn Mawr School trustee, died of lymphoma Aug. 29 at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. The former Poplar Hill resident was 86.
Born Ethel Allen Wagandt in Baltimore, she was the daughter of George Taylor Wagandt and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:08 PM
It is necessary to look no farther than a high school civics book to come up with the basic idea that majority rule, unchecked, is nothing more than mob rule. For a society to be a democracy, it must abide by the rule of law and respect the rights of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 12:18 PM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:38 PM
While the Orioles had hoped that third baseman Manny Machado could avoid offseason surgery on his left knee, it became obvious to the club since the season ended that a non-surgical recovery could result in a greater chance of Machado injuring the knee...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:42 AM
At street level, the Checkley home off North Charles Street in Baltimore looks like a simple two-story, no-nonsense Colonial-style home between two Victorian-period farmhouses. Just 36 feet wide, its white vinyl siding, slightly pitched roof and windows...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Columbia-based MedStar Health has shed about 1 percent of its work force at its four Baltimore-area hospitals over the past year, less than the layoffs of about 5 percent of its employees at MedStar Washington Hospital Center announced this week,...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Eleanor S. "Ellie" Bedford, a volunteer and dog lover, died Friday of melanoma at The Patches, her Stevenson home. She was 78.
The daughter of Latimer S. Stewart, an Alexander & Alexander insurance executive, and Eleanor Clark Wesley, a homemaker,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Baltimore City plans to expand the Purple Route of the free Charm City Circulator bus line to University Parkway in north Baltimore, starting in fall 2014.
The north-south Purple Route currently runs between Federal Hill downtown and Penn Station. Plans...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:05 AM
50 Years Ago
"Public Hearing For Polluted Patuxent" was the headline for an article about a hearing held by the Potomac River committee of the State Legislative council, where "Local officials are being urged to present their plans...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:49 PM
What appeared to be a harmless tackle of Dallas Cowboys’ running back Phillip Tanner in the fourth quarter Sunday became the last play Ravens inside linebacker Ray Lewis will make this season.
Lewis, 37 years old and a veteran of 17 NFL seasons,...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Super Bowl commercials are nearly as anticipated as the game, and local companies grabbing some of that attention Sunday included Royal Farms and Union Memorial Hospital.
Advertisers know the Super Bowl is one of the best-watched programs of the year ...